Anne-Marie researches Chinese domestic and foreign politics and polar politics. She is editor-in-chief of The Polar Journal, and has published ten books and fifty-five scholarly papers on a range of issues including China’s strategic interests in the Arctic and Antarctic, China’s modernised propaganda system, New Zealand-China relations, NZ foreign policy and competing foreign policy interests in Antarctica. She is a fluent Mandarin speaker with dual majors in Chinese, Political Science and International Relations. At Auckland University she studied with John Minford and at Australian National University her doctoral supervisors were Geremie R. Barmé and W.J.F Jenner. All three instilled in her an acute ear for the political use of language and a deep respect for primary sources.
Anne-Marie is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington DC, a non-resident Senior Fellow at the China Policy Institute at the University of Nottingham, and a member of the Council on Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific. In 2014 she was appointed to a two-year term on the World Economic Forum's Global Action Council on the Arctic.
Her recent publications include: Marketing Dictatorship: Propaganda and Thought Work in Contemporary China (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008), China's Thought Management (Routledge, 2012), The Emerging Politics of Antarctica (Routledge, 2013) and China as a Polar Great Power (Cambridge University Press and Wilson Press, 2017)
- Brady AS. (2017) China as a Polar Great Power. Washington DC and New York, USA: Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Cambridge University Press. 273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781316832004.
- Brady AM. (2008) Marketing Dictatorship: Propaganda and Thought Work in Contemporary China. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield.
- Brady AM. (2003) Making the Foreign Serve China: Managing Foreigners in the People's Republic. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. 286pp.
- Brady A. (2002) Friend of China: The Myth of Rewi Alley. London: RoutledgeCurzon. 210pp.
- Brady A-M. (2019) On the Correct Use of Terms. China Brief 19(9).